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Business, Innovation and Skills

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  • Billing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what discussions he has had with his French counterpart on the efficacy of limiting payment periods between companies to 60 days...

  • Billing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment his Department has made of recent trends in the average length of payment terms by suppliers to small and...

  • Business Cash Flow

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to improve cash flows for small and medium-sized enterprises.

  • Business Cash Flow

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he plans to take to penalise institutions which do not meet their widening participation obligations as defined in...

  • Court Orders: Kingston upon Hull

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many court orders have been obtained through the Kingston upon Hull Official Receiver's office for foreign nationals in each...

  • Degrees

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent discussions he has had with the Higher Education Funding Council for England on the future of degree-awarding powers.

  • Risk Assessment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what risk registers are held by the non-departmental public bodies for which his Department is responsible; and if he will make a...

  • Employment: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether 18 to 24-year- old citizens of other EU member states will be eligible for the Youth Contract.

  • Higher Education: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether designated higher education course places will be included in the Higher Education Funding Council for England student...

  • Higher Education: Dartford

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students from Dartford constituency were accepted on to courses at (a) Oxford university and (b) the University of...

  • Higher Education: Greater Manchester

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students from Oldham East and Saddleworth constituency were accepted on to courses at (a) Oxford university and (b) the...

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what recent assessment he has made of the levels of bankruptcy tourism in the UK; and what steps he is taking to support...

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many insolvencies were identified for further investigation in Official Receivers' offices in each of the last five years.

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent assessment he has made of trends in the number of (a) bankruptcy restriction orders and undertakings and (b)...

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the answer of 24 October 2011, Official Report, columns 95-96W, on insolvency, how many staff at each grade will be...

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much his Department has recovered from payments made to the family and friends of a bankrupt who had a bankruptcy restriction...

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many bankruptcy restriction (a) orders and (b) undertakings have been obtained against individuals who have repaid family and...

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (a) how many and what grades of staff and (b) what other resources are required by the Insolvency Service to obtain a...

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the average cost was of obtaining a disqualification (a) order and (b) undertaking for a period of disqualification of (i)...

  • Insolvency: Northern Region

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the answer of 24 October 2011, Official Report, columns 95-96W, on insolvency, how many staff at each grade are...

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will take steps to ascertain what has become of the letter from him to the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with...

  • Productivity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the most recent industrial and manufacturing production figures; and what assessment he has made...

  • Scholarships

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to assess the use of the National Scholarship Programme by institutions in 2012-13.

  • Third Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the answer of 7 December 2011, Official Report, columns 330-1W, on third sector, (1) how much funding his...

  • Universities

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will make it his policy to require universities to have in place a policy on academic conflicts of interest; and if he will...